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The Inosculation of Doomtree

An all-star collective takes over the Highline Ballroom in NYC

Story by Chad Kamenshine February 19th, 2015

Tree Meets Tree

What’s there to say about Doomtree?

Similar to the mark left by Anticon when indie hip-hop was just a baby, this collective should be considered The Radicalz of the hip-hop game. Hailing from Minneapolis, Doomtree features seven interconnected creatives who are individually as unique as their personal sense of style. Together, they‘re a formative force… The beat, flow, and camaraderie all band together to send a message in the form of Ruthless Aggression. There‘s no flash, no fuss and most importantly - no “show.” Instead, Doomtree channel pure talent and energy to make their statement.

Doomtree's DJ Paper Tiger, Lazerbeak, Sims, Dessa Cecil Otter, Mike Mictlan, and P.O.S photographed by Chad Kamenshine

left to right - Paper Tiger, Lazerbeak, Sims, Dessa, Cecil Otter, Mike Mictlan, P.O.S

Doomtree's Sims, Lazerbeak, Cecil Otter, Mike Mictlan, and Dessa photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Mike Mictlan photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Sims photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Dessa  photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Sims photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Mike Mictlan, DJ Paper Tiger, P.O.S, Dessa, Sims, Lazerbeak, and Cecil Otter photographed by Chad Kamenshine

Live/Alive

Doomtree's Sims, Cecil Otter, Dessa, P.O.S, Mike Mictlan, DJ Paper Tiger, and Lazerbeak photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Sims photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Dessa photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Mike Mictlan photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's P.O.S photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Sims photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's DJ Paper Tiger and Lazerbeak photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's P.O.S, Mike Mictlan, Cecil Otter, Dessa, Lazerbeak, DJ Paper Tiger photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's P.O.S photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Dessa photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Sims, Dessa, P.O.S, DJ Paper Tiger, Cecil Otter, and Mike Mictlan photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Mike Mictlan photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Sims photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's DJ Paper Tiger, Cecil Otter and Lazerbeak photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Sims photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's DJ Paper Tiger and Dessa photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's P.O.S, DJ Paper Tiger and Lazerbeak photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Cecil Otter photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's P.O.S and Cecil Otter photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Sims, DJ Paper Tiger, Dessa, Lazerbeak, and Mike Mictlan photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree Dessa tattoo photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Mike Mictlan photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's P.O.S and Dessa photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Mike Mictlan photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's DJ Paper Tiger and Lazerbeak photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Sims photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Cecil Otter, Lazerbeak and Dessa photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Mike Mictlan, P.O.S and Cecil Otter photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's P.O.S and Sims photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's P.O.S, Cecil Otter, Sims, and Dessa photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Mike Mictlan photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's P.O.S photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Dessa photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Cecil Otter photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's DJ Paper Tiger photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Lazerbeak photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Sims photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Dessa, P.O.S, Cecil Otter and Lazerbeak photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Doomtree's Cecil Otter, DJ Paper Tiger, P.O.S, Lazerbeak, Sims, Dessa, and Mike Mictlan photographed by Chad Kamenshine
Footnote: Special thanks to the Doomtree crew, Snake, Sean and Zack
Highline Ballroom, West 16th Street, New York, NY, United States